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Yes, Your Car Loan Will Still Be Cheap As Fed Holds Rates Low

Federal Reserve policymakers said Wednesday they will continue to tamp down interest rates. The last time they raised interest rates was June 2006. They set no specific deadline for raising rates.
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To Tackle Food Waste, Big Grocery Chain Will Sell Produce Rejects

If fruits and vegetables don't measure up to cosmetic standards, they're often plowed under in the field. One company wants to help change that by creating a market for less-than-perfect produce.
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The Problem With Donald Trump's One-Page Summary On His Wealth

Donald Trump held up a one-page summary of his wealth that he claimed showed he's worth almost $9 billion. But the public essentially has to take his word for it until more details are disclosed.
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Paul Ryan: Trade Deal Will Help U.S. 'Set The Standards For The Global Economy'

The Republican House Ways and Means chairman explains to Steve Inskeep why he supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, which is now working its way — in fits and starts — through Congress.
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Concern Grows Over Unregulated Pesticide Use Among Marijuana Growers

Regulators in the 23 states where medical or recreational marijuana is allowed are having a tough time making sure pot buyers don't ingest harmful pesticides.
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Documents Reveal Secret Legal Battle Over Medicare Overbilling

The federal government overpaid for nearly half of the patients of a Medicare Advantage plan, a Medicare audit found. At issue is whether insurers "upcode" diagnoses to reap bigger payments.
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Gap To Close 175 Stores, Cut 250 Corporate Jobs

Gap CEO Art Peck says the move is being made to streamline the retail giant as it moves into the future, but questions remain about its long-term relevance and outlook.
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Kirk Kerkorian, Las Vegas Casino Mogul, Dies At 98

Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian, who built Las Vegas hotels, died Monday at 98.
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Donald Trump Jumps Into GOP Presidential Race

Billionaire and reality TV fixture Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he is running for president. Trump has flirted with running before, but he is more serious this time.
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Gap Announces Closure Of 175 North American Stores

Gap held a conference call on Tuesday to discuss its restructuring plan. The news comes a day after Gap said it will close a quarter of its North American non-outlet stores.

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